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Etymology: Marcello Malpighi, Italian physician, 1628-1694; AS, bodig, body
1 the renal corpuscle, which includes a glomerulus with Bowman's capsule.
2 also called lymphatic nodule, lymphoid tissue surrounding the arteries of the spleen.
Malpighian corpusclea structure for filtering blood in the vertebrate kidneys that is formed from the BOWMAN'S CAPSULE with its associated GLOMERULUS.
named after Marcello Malpighi, an Italian anatomist.
lymphoid follicles in the spleen.
see bowman's capsule.
see renal corpuscle.
the stratum basale (basal layer) and the stratum spinosum (prickle-cell layer) of the epidermis considered together.